Over £6,000 each… despite Stormont closed three years
FERMANAGH’S MLAs must show exactly what they are doing to help the county and exactly what value local people are getting for the money they are paying them. That’s the view of former Stormont official and local debt advisor Kevin Lawrenson, who said people had been outraged by news the five Fermanagh South Tyrone MLAs […]
While this week SWAH announced bed closures, our politicians are getting thousands in expenses and insist they are providing a ‘first class service’
Over £17 million was spent on agency and locum doctors across hospitals and community services in 2017/18 as dependency on locums increases. The Western Trust spent £17.3m to fill vacancies in the health service due to the Trust’s ‘challenges recruiting medical staff due to its geographical location.’ Locums are doctors and medical staff who provide […]
LOCAL councillors claimed over £74,000 in expenses in the last financial year travelling to conferences and meetings, it has been revealed. Figures on Members Allowances for 2016-2017 were published this week by the local authority and reveal the sums paid to the 40 sitting councillors. For the year ending on 31st March 2017, Fermanagh and […]
FERMANAGH’S MLAs have racked up almost half-a-million pounds in expenses in just one year.
Artificial plants, hot water bottles, coat stands and £45 waste paper bins …how our MLAs spent £1m in expenses
FERMANAGH’S four MLAs have racked up almost £1m in expenses over the last three years with coat stands, artificial plants, camcorders and vacuum cleaners among the items they’ve been claiming for.